Saturday, August 23, 2014

Forgotten Postcards From Mexico City



By VANESSA MANKO via NYT Magazine

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My grandfather’s letters reveal something of the man who never got home.

Can U.S. Men’s Tennis Rise Again?



By ERIC KONIGSBERG via NYT Magazine

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A new generation of juniors might be able to get America back to the top — if they receive the right push.

My Parents Paid for My Education — Does That Mean I Need to Take a Soul-Crushing Job?



By CHUCK KLOSTERMAN via NYT Magazine

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A recent graduate seeks advice; a volunteer committee chair questions the ballots.

Lizzy Caplan, Sex-Ed Teacher to the World



By Interview by ERIC SPITZNAGEL via NYT Magazine

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The star of “Masters of Sex” would like you all to stop giggling back there.

My No-Soap, No-Shampoo, Bacteria-Rich Hygiene Experiment



By JULIA SCOTT via NYT Magazine

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What happens when you leave cleanliness up to your microbiome?

Who Would Jesus Smack Down?



By MOLLY WORTHEN via NYT Magazine

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The Seattle minister Mark Driscoll is out to transform American evangelicalism with his macho conception of Christ and neo-Calvinist belief in the total depravity of man.

Beyond Potluck: A Bean Salad Worth the Shucking



A harmonious bean salad delicately dressed in a Japanese-inspired vinaigrette.

By DAVID TANIS via NYT Dining & Wine http://ift.tt/YJDsHu

Who Made Those Bluejeans?



By MELANIE REHAK via NYT Magazine

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Work pants meet horse blankets.

Serena Williams’s Secret Weapon



By MICHAEL STEINBERGER via NYT Magazine

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The most important hitting partner in tennis steps out of the shadows.

Friday, August 22, 2014

Put On The Record by Seth Anderson







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Put On The Record was uploaded to Youtube





Put On The Record

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The Virtues of Green Bell Peppers



Other cooks are welcome to banish green peppers from the plates. For me, they will always taste of the languor of long summer days and the occasional comfort of small things.

By JOHN WILLOUGHBY via NYT Dining & Wine http://ift.tt/1njh7Gh

Beastie Boys | So What’cha Want | Muppets Version by isthishowyougoviral







The Muppets perform their version of the Beastie Boys' classic, "So What'cha Want". Starring the Swedish Chef, Animal, and Beeker. Video by Mylo the Cat. http://ift.tt/1oGQDCT The original music video to this song was in my opinion one of the most iconic of its time. MTV played it around 40 times per day, and it was just so raw and gritty, and nothing like the polished stuff we're force-fed today. RIP MCA.

The Beauty of the Power Game



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A 2010 video gallery of the top female tennis players — in slow motion.

“History Is Built Upon The Sparks” was uploaded to Flickr



Downtown Chicago, early evening, after the rain. Copper Blue toning added in Photoshop.

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History Is Built Upon The Sparks was taken on August 21, 2014 at 09:53PM

All That’s Southern, and Ribs for Fred Flintstone



At the Dogwood in Prospect Park South, Brooklyn, the cooking of North Carolina creates a place that is at once a neighborhood spot and a patch of elsewhere.

By LIGAYA MISHAN via NYT Dining & Wine http://ift.tt/1q2TsNV

7 Sauces That Taste Better Homemade



By MARK BITTMAN via NYT Magazine

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Keep your condiments pure and simple.

In Bordeaux, Château Palmer Dares to Experiment



A leading estate moves decisively into the 21st century even as it still dabbles in the 19th.

By ERIC ASIMOV via NYT Dining & Wine http://ift.tt/YFhWnd

James Earl Jones on Darth Vader, Mufasa and, natch, Totes McGotes



By DAVE ITZKOFF via NYT Magazine

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Also, the secret to longevity and how to freak out truck drivers.

Thursday, August 21, 2014

How Yoga Can Wreck Your Body



By WILLIAM J. BROAD via NYT Magazine

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Popped ribs, brain injuries, blinding pain. Are the healing rewards worth the risks?

“Mystery Train Approaching” was uploaded to Flickr



Chicagoland somewhere. Maybe Elmhurst?

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Mystery Train Approaching was taken on March 03, 2012 at 12:48PM

Eugenie Bouchard Could Be Tennis’s Next Big Shot



By SUSAN DOMINUS via NYT Magazine

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After years grinding on the junior circuit, the 20-year-old is poised to be one of the sport’s next big stars. Now she just needs that breakthrough win.

“Retreat Was Out Of Hope” was uploaded to Flickr



Corner of Halsted, Erie

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Retreat Was Out Of Hope was taken on January 28, 2012 at 05:11PM

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